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Business Current Account

Features and benefits

  • 18 months’ free day-to-day business banking* for new businesses
  • Simple pricing and free electronic payments
  • Dedicated support from our UK-based business management team
  • Mobile Business Banking app to access your accounts on the move
  • Regularly updated guides and tools for running your business.

Keep in mind

  • For free business banking you need to operate your account in credit, or within your agreed overdraft limit.
  • Free banking includes no monthly account fee, electronic payments, cheques and cash withdrawals/deposits.
  • To qualify for this account you need to be a sole trader, partner or company director and be aged 18 or over.

Pricing

When your 18-month free banking period ends, the simple pricing below will apply. There is no charge for electronic payments, including withdrawing money from a Cashpoint® or paying by Debit Card.

Estimate how much your current account could cost you with our calculator.

Monthly feeClose
A fixed fee for operating your account.
£6.50
Electronic payments (in or out)Close
Includes online, automated and debit card payments
Free
Cash payments (in or out)Close
Cash you pay into or withdraw from your account using our branch counter or deposit machine. We don’t charge for ATM withdrawals
The first £1500 per month £1 per £100
Anything over £1500 per month £0.80 per £100
Cheques (in or out) and credit inClose
Credit in is a fee charged when paying in a credit of any combination of cheques or cash at the branch counter. We do not charge a credit in fee when you use an Immediate Deposit Machine or Night Safe.
£0.65

Support to run and grow your business

We have some great product offers designed for new businesses:

  • We offer all kinds of financial support, from business loans and hire purchase to overdrafts, invoice finance and credit cards. We approve 8 out of 10 lending applications.
  • Business insurance – leading UK broker Arthur J Gallagher searches a wide range of insurers to find the right cover for the right price. Our customers can choose to benefit from a 2-year fixed premium with selected insurers.
  • Lloyds Bank Cardnet allows you to accept card payments in person, online or by phone. There is no joining fee, card terminals starting at £15 per month and a 1.25% transaction charge (with a minimum £15 monthly charge).

Help when you need it

Our UK-based business management team are on hand when you need them, available by phone to provide support and answer your business questions. They help around 100,000 businesses start up each year.

Internet Banking and text message alerts mean you can access your account 24/7, wherever you are. Our mobile app helps you keep track of your finances and make payments on the move.

Online Tools and Guides

Our suite of practical online tools and guides are at your fingertips 24/7 to support your decision-making and business growth.

Business ToolBox

  • A suite of intuitive digital, finance and legal tools
  • Supports the smooth running and management of your business
  • Free 30-day trial, with no obligation.

Business KnowledgeBox

  • Free, online collection of guides and factsheets
  • Includes market trends, sector insights and local area information
  • Updated regularly, download instantly and receive by email

Apply for a Business Current Account

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Apply by phone

0800 022 4389Call telephone number 0800 022 4389

Call us to talk to our business management team. We are available from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

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Our commitment to British business

We're committed to helping British businesses grow and develop by giving them the support they need – our Business Charter will tell you more.

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Important legal information

*Free day-to-day business banking includes electronic payments, cheques, cash, deposits and withdrawals. All we ask is that you operate your account in credit or within agreed limits. Free electronic payments include Direct Debits, Standing Orders, Debit Card transactions, Lloyds Banking Group/Other Bank ATM Withdrawals and Internet Banking/Phonebank Debits/Credit inc. Bulk Payments.

**iOS 8.0 or above, or Android 4.2 or above users only. Business Internet Banking Registration Required. Terms & Conditions Apply.

Cashpoint ® is a registered trademark of Lloyds Bank plc



Eligible deposits with us are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). We are covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). Please note that due to FSCS and FOS eligibility criteria not all business customers will be covered.
 
Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 119278.

Lloyds Bank plc Registered Office: 25 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HN.  Registered in England and Wales no. 2065. Telephone: 020 7626 1500.

Calls may be monitored or recorded in case we need to check we have carried out your instructions correctly and to help improve our quality of service.

We subscribe to The Lending Code; copies of the Code can be obtained from www.lendingstandardsboard.org.uk.